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Mulberry – Illinois Everbearing still fruiting 2nd week Sept

Mulberry – Illinois Everbearing still fruiting 2nd week Sept. This must be one of the longest fruiting varieties, with flavour and sweetness just as good.

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Mulberry – Another of the first top fruits of the season

With the white mulberry this one is Mulberry Red (Morus Rubra), and is also one of the first top fruits of the season grown outside. Morus Rubra is a tree which can reach 15m high x 15m spread but, in … Continue reading

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Mulberry – One of the first top fruits of the season

Here we have a Mulberry White (Morus Alba) which has masses of white fruit, that are very very sweet. One of the first top fruits grown outdoors to be ripe. Morus Alba is a tree which can reach 18m high … Continue reading

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A botanist can be a very lonely life.

Again linked to my Rose tying post. My family have taken a photo of me, taking a photo of a very old Mulberry. It can be a lonely life being interested in fruit and nut trees. I see a tree … Continue reading

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Plum ‘Avalon’ harvested today 19th Aug 2015

Plum ‘Avalon’ is described as a mid season, but this year its being harvested now. The taste of this is a definite improvement on a Victoria, it has a sweetness and a complex but excellent flavour. It is not as … Continue reading

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Mulberry ‘Illinois Everbearing’ gradually being harvested

Mulberry ‘Illinois Everbearing’ gradually being harvested from today. As the name implies you get ripe fruit and very under ripe fruit at the same time, giving a long spread harvesting period. As we have had not much rain this year … Continue reading

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The first Mulberries of the year 2014

This year is not a bumper crop, and they are not very big. But the flavour of this Illinois Everbearing variety of Mulberry are very sweet and tasty.

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Forde Abbey and Gardens, Somerset – October 2011

We finally found Forde Abbey after the sat nav sent us via a very tortuous route.  

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Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset – October 2011

This proved to be a very interesting visit, with dogs being welcome. Our own personal tour guide, as it was so quiet, we were the only ones. A very good tour and historical information.  

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Coughton Court (NT) Orchard, Warwickshire

A day out to Coughton Court (National Trust) in Warwickshire. A photo of the way they stake and label their trees. A good selection of apples and plum/gages. Their mulberry bush definitely looks worse for the cold winter we have … Continue reading

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